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After Lower Prices And Volume Proved To Be A Drag On Profitability In 2018, Will Barrick Gold Spring A Surprise In 2019?

by Trefis Team
Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: GOLD) released its Q4 2018 results on February 13, 2019 followed by a conference call with analysts. The company fell marginally short of analysts’ expectations for revenue, primarily due to lower shipments and a decline...
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What To Expect From Activision Blizzard In 2019?

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Activision Blizzard  (NASDAQ:ATVI) recently posted its Q4 results, which were in line with our estimates. The top line grew in mid-teens while its bottom line saw strong double-digit growth, primarily led by a higher contribution from Blizzard. H...
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What’s Next For Namaste Technologies After Ousting CEO?

by Trefis Team
Namaste Technologies’ (CVE:N) stock has tanked of late, after the company announced that CEO Sean Dollinger had been terminated for cause after an internal investigation found “evidence of self-dealing” and “breaches of fi...
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Advertising, Subscriptions To Drive CBS’s Fiscal 2019

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CBS Corporation ‘s (NYSE:CBS) revenues and earnings per share missed market expectations when it reported its fiscal fourth quarter results on February 14. In Q4, the company’s overall revenue increased 3% year-over-year (y-o-y) to $4...
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What Are Estee Lauder’s Key Sources Of Revenue?

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Estee Lauder  (NYSE: EL) has continued with its growth momentum the past few years, primarily driven by strong performance in its Skin Care and Makeup segments. Its Skin Care and Makeup Divisions account for 80% of the company’s revenue. Re...
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Will Expansion Of Stores Be Key For Dunkin’ Brands In 2019?

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Dunkin’ Brands  (NASDAQ:DNKN) announced its 4th quarter and full year results recently. For Quarter 4 the company beat consensus estimates for earnings but missed consensus revenue expectations for the quarter by $10.23 million. Overall, for the ...
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Will The New Management Push Restaurant Brands’ Growth Further?

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Restaurant Brands International (NYSE: QSR) reported its 4th quarter and full year results on February 11, 2019 before the market opened. As per the numbers in the early release, comparable sales are up 0.6% in Tim Hortons, 2% in Burger King, and...
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Can Growth In Demand Help Yelp Tide Over Supply-Side Issues?

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Yelp (NYSE:YELP) reported its fourth quarter and full year earnings on Wednesday, February 13. The company’s revenue and EPS beat market expectations. While end-user demand continues to be strong, the company’s management continues to be ca...
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Lower Margins In Material Science Business Will Likely Weigh On DowDuPont’s 2019 Earnings

by Trefis Team
DowDuPont  (NYSE:DWDP) saw high single-digit revenue growth, while its adjusted earnings were up in the low twenties percent for the full year 2018. This growth was primarily led by its Material Science business, which saw an uptick in pricing an...
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Can Bink Investment Boost Barclays’ Card Business?

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Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) has invested $12.9 million in Bink, a startup that uses a technology platform – Payment Linked Loyalty – that allows customers to link payment cards to loyalty programs, enabling them to automatically collect l...
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Rising Sales Of Frito-Lay and Refranchising Of Beverage Business In Thailand Is Likely To Boost PepsiCo’s Financial Performance In 2018

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PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) is set to announce its fourth quarter results on February 15, 2019, followed by a conference call with analysts. The market expects the company to report net revenue of $19.53 billion in Q4 2018, similar to the revenue...
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Underperforming Alternative Investments Weighed Heavily On AIG In 2018

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AIG (NYSE: AIG) released its fourth quarter and full year results on February 13. Revenues declined by 4% to $47.3 billion in 2018, compared to $49.5 billion in 2017. Insurance premiums and investment income are the drivers of AIG’s top line, wit...
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How Will Strength In Cisco’s Product Dynamics Impact Its Valuation?

by Trefis Team
Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) reported its Q2 results on February 13, beating consensus expectations on revenue and EPS. The company’s demand momentum appears to be driven by end user business demand, likely making it sustainable over the medium term...
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Groupon Q4 Earnings: Key Takeaways

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Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) reported its Q4 earnings on February 12. The company’s struggles in transitioning its business model from a coupon company to a full-fledged marketplace appear to have continued, with a decline in units sold. Despite r...
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What To Expect From Deere In Q1

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Despite missing consensus estimates,  Deere (NYSE: DE) had an overall solid fiscal 2018 (year ended October 2018). We expect the company’s recent growth to continue when it reports its fiscal first quarter earnings on February 15. We expect...
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